As climate changes, previously frozen chemical runoff from farms and fields puts water quality at risk in over 40 states, research says.
Some species of trees are able to handle rising heat in the tropics by sucking up large quantities of water to their leaves and transpiring through wide-opened pores in their leaves.
Hot days followed by sweltering nights without any temperature relief in between might become a new norm towards the end of the 21st century.
Residents in northern Utah were startled on Saturday when around 8:32 AM, a loud boom shook homes. There were no aircraft in the area and seismographs showed no indications of an earthquake.
Portland, Oregon set a record this week hitting mid 90’s to triple-digits for seven days in a row, the longest heat wave on record in the area. The hellish temperatures hit one tree particularly hard, causing a 30,000-pound limb to explode.
The oddly named Chips and Science Act and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) are both positioned to fix some real problems for the USA. Here is everything you need to know about the two acts.
In a spectacular sign of the times, Spain, this week, hit temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in a heatwave that became the first named heatwave of a new pilot program for naming and ranking heat waves
A single flash of lightning extended 477.2 miles across Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi in April 2020 and on Monday, the World Meteorological Organization certified the strike as a new record, beating a 2018 strike in Brazil of 440.6 miles.
The massive volcanic eruption that destroyed a small island in Polynesia on Saturday (Jan. 15) released ash that reached a record-breaking 24-miles above the Earth’s surface. This was the first time volcanic ash has been detected so high in Earth’s atmosphere.
NASA has launched several studies that will look at the impact of the pandemic on the planet’s climate. Check out the before and after NO2 tropospheric column models in the graphics below. Wow!